Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Madison Hale won in singles and doubles Sunday.

No. 14 Tritons Win Fourth-Straight Match, 8-1 vs. Dominican


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LA JOLLA, Calif. - The 14th-ranked University of California San Diego women's tennis team won its fourth-consecutive match Sunday as it steamrolled Dominican, 8-1, in a West Region match-up at Northview Courts on campus.

UC San Diego, which has won seven of its last eight contests, improved to 7-4 on the season.

The Tritons swept all six singles matches in straight sets and were victorious in two of three doubles matches.

At No. 1 singles, Ashley Chao (San Diego/Rancho Bernardo HS) defeated Rickimae Torres by scores of 6-1 and 6-3. It was the junior's fourth-straight win.

Also earning victories were Becky Chou at No. 2, Alexandra Weil at No. 3, 40th-ranked Valeria Corral (San Diego/Mater Dei Catholic) at No. 4, Madison Hale at No. 5, and Jessica Cramer at No. 6.

In doubles action, Chao and Chou were 8-4 winners over Torres and Skyler Schaar in the top spot. At No. 2, Hale and Weil downed Savannah Gray and Taylor Lim, 8-1.

Both Triton duos have won their last four matches.

The Penguins scored their lone point at No. 3 doubles.

UCSD is ranked third in the West Region, while Dominican is ninth.

UC San Diego hosts Furman on Tuesday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free.

#14 UC San Diego 8, Dominican 1
March 4, 2018 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Tennis Courts)
Singles competition

1. Ashley Chao (UCSD) def. Rickimae Torres (DU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Becky Chou (UCSD) def. Skyler Schaar (DU) 6-3, 6-1
3. Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Savannah Gray (DU) 6-3, 6-2
4. #40 Valeria Corral (UCSD) def. Alex Wartenberg (DU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Madison Hale (UCSD) def. Kaitlyn Nguyen (DU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
6. Jessica Cramer (UCSD) def. Taylor Lim (DU) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Ashley Chao/Becky Chou (UCSD) def. Skyler Schaar/Rickimae Torres (DU) 8-4
2. Madison Hale/Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Savannah Gray/Taylor Lim (DU) 8-1
3. Kaitlyn Nguyen/Alex Wartenberg (DU) def. Nousha Nowamooz/Chloe Wight (UCSD) 8-6

Match Notes
Dominican 4-3; Regional ranking #9
UC San Diego 7-4; National ranking #14; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,1,2,6,4,5)


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